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BFFs and Bent Don’t Do Much to Change NBC’s Sad Ratings

BFFs got off to a slow start, ratings-wise, last night, clocking in with a 1.2 rating and 3.9 million viewers. It lost a solid portion of lead-in Betty White's Off Their Rockers audience, which managed a 1.8 with 7.1 million viewers. But it [...]

By Adam Frucci

Things Aren’t Looking Good for Poor Bent

NBC's Bent is a pretty good show! You wouldn't know that by how NBC has treated it, however: burning through an entire six-episode season in three weeks with very little promotion. And when a show is clearly being burned off, it makes people [...]

By Adam Frucci

Bent and the Problem With Romantic Comedy TV Shows

The pilot of Bent premiered last night on NBC, and it gave me a teeny-tiny wave of deja vu that carried me back to watching another solidly mediocre NBC romantic comedy TV show. And like Free Agents, it would be my best guess that Bent is [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Jeffrey Tambor Has Had Some Great Lines Over the Years

Jeffrey Tambor stopped by Late Night last night to promote tomorrow night's premiere of Bent on NBC, and he dropped a couple of his catchphrases from roles past. "There's always money in the banana stand." "Hey now." Unfortunately his [...]

By Hallie Cantor

The Full Rundown on NBC’s Six New Sitcoms

NBC is set to pick up a whopping six new comedies for next season, virtually guaranteeing that there will be a second comedy night on the network. Here's what to look forward to:

By Adam Frucci